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How to Inspire a Group of People to Do the Impossible

To achieve greatness, you need to be able to inspire excellence.<p>It was Andrew Carnegie who said, "Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision, the ability to direct individual accomplishments toward organizational objectives. It is the fuel that allows common people to attain …

Here’s How I Launched My Startup Without Investors

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

6 Companies That Teach Us What It Takes to Communicate Exceptionally Well

This is elevating communication practices to a scary level. But it works. Ask Google.<p>One of the mistakes managers make that lead to turnover -- when this is done repeatedly, and intentionally -- is not sharing information.<p>Usually this means a hierarchical organization with a control-based …

2016: the year AI came of age

Google and Amazon brought AI into the home and DeepMind built a computer that could outsmart humans at Go. Will 2017 hold similar advancements?<p>Over the course of 2016, artificial intelligence made the leap from “science fiction concept” to “almost meaningless buzzword” with alarmingspeed.<p>Everything …

Artificial Intelligence

Alerts & Conditions - Grand Canyon National Park (U.S. National Park Service)

Shuttles provide access to South Rim lodges, campgrounds, trails, viewpoints, and other points of interest.<p>Links to current hours of operation for …

2016: The Year That Deep Learning Took Over the Internet

On the west coast of Australia, Amanda Hodgson is launching drones out towards the Indian Ocean so that they can photograph the water from above. The …

An Insight into 26 Big Data Analytic Techniques - Part 1

‘Big Data’ is the application of specialized techniques and technologies to process very large sets of data. These data sets are often so large and …

Machine Learning

Google's Hand-Fed AI Now Gives Answers, Not Just Search Results

Ask the Google search app "What is the fastest bird on Earth?," and it will tell you.<p>"Peregrine falcon," the phone says. "According to YouTube, the …

10 Success lessons from Satya Nadella – “Microsoft Boss” for entrepreneurs

Share26<p>Tweet<p>Share31<p>+13<p>Shares 60<p>Satya Nadella, since being appointed CEO of Microsoft in February 2014, has launched Windows 10, a move that positions …

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Researchers uncover algorithm which may solve human intelligence

If we have the algorithm, we also have the key to true artificial intelligence.<p>The key element which separates today's artificial intelligence (AI) …

Algorithm Top 10 Articles

<i>In this observation, we ranked nearly 1,000 articles posted in October-November 2016 about Algorithm and M</i>athematics for Programmers<i>. (1% chance)</i><p>“An …

Machine Learning

Google Artificial Intelligence Whiz Describes Our Sci-Fi Future

The next time you enter a query into Google’s search engine or consult the company's map service for directions to a movie theater, remember that a …

What Is A Data Scientist And Should We Instead Be Talking About Data Teams?

As someone whose career has spanned academia to the corporate sector to the governmental world, I have had the unique opportunity to interact with an incredible spectrum of people who call themselves “data scientists.” They have ranged from mathematically focused statistics experts for whom writing …

How To Dominate Content Marketing With Machine Learning Tools

The internet is loaded with too much content.<p>Whether you’re blogging, publishing a video, or sharing an image, you are contributing to the 2.5 …

The difference between design and product management

Yesterday I was asked how a designer differs from a product manager. I found the answer surprisingly hard to give. Everyone designs, but not everyone …

Product Management

Facebook is giving away the software it uses to understand objects in photos

DeepMask and SharpMask are now open source<p>Facebook is open sourcing a set of computer vision software tools that can identify both the variety and the shape of objects within photos. The tools, developed by the Facebook AI Research (FAIR) team, are called DeepMask, SharpMask, and MultiPathNet, and …

Why Intel Bought Artificial Intelligence Startup Nervana Systems

Intel is bolstering its artificial intelligence efforts by acquiring Nervana Systems, a two-year-old startup considered among the leaders in …

14 super-busy startup founders share their single best productivity tip

Imagine if you could get twice as much work done by 5 p.m. every day.<p>For most people, improving productivity means more business growth, better health, less stress … and better odds of reaching those big, scary goals.<p>In this post, busy CEOs and founders of 14 fast-growing companies shared how they …

Startups

Agile Kanban Waterfall! What?

Software developers have long been motivated to optimize the process of creating good code. This involves improving your technical skills, such as …

First look: Google Cloud Machine Learning soars

In the 2016 Google Founder’s Letter, CEO Sundar Pichai cited Google’s long-term investment in machine learning and AI. “It’s what allows you to use …

Why GE is changing a decades-old management practice that could affect 300,000 employees

In an announcement made to 300,000 General Electric employees Tuesday, which she shared on her LinkedIn page, Susan Peters, senior vice president of human resources at GE, said the company would ditch its annual employee performance rating system in exchange for of its pilot performance development …

Google's moonshot projects lost $859 million last quarter

Google's most extreme bets are starting to generate more sales -- but at a great cost.<p>Alphabet (GOOGL), the parent company of Google, saw sales from its so-called moonshot projects hit $185 million in the quarter ending in June, more than doubling sales from the same quarter a year ago.<p>But the …

This Former LinkedIn Product Manager’s Surprising Leadership Formula

Over a career spanning eBay, LinkedIn, and Instacart, Elliot Shmukler figured out how to turn A/B testing into a management tool.<p>Over his career, Instacart VP of product Elliot Shmukler has seen the interplay of people and products unfold across many industries. For instance, the former Wealthfront …

The Exec Behind Amazon's Alexa: Full Transcript of Fortune's Interview

Amazon’s voice assistant Alexa has become a hugely popular and growing business. In fact, David Limp, an Amazon senior vice president who oversees …

Now You Too Can Buy Cloud-Based Deep Learning

Facebook’s deep-learningartificial intelligence systems have learned to recognize your friends in your photos, and Google’s AI has learned to …

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The best free online business courses starting in June

Memorial Day marks the unofficial kickoff to summer. In business, that means summer hours or "working" from home on Fridays. For some, June is a time to catch their breath.<p>Since the holidays, they've been criss-crossing the country, living out of Drury Inns with 11 p.m. conference calls and 5 a.m. …

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What Is Deep Learning? | How It Works, Techniques & Applications

Explore deep learning fundamentals in this MATLAB Tech Talk. You’ll learn why deep learning has become so popular, and you’ll walk through 3 …

Amazon’s DSSTNE machine learning tech is now open source

Machine learning isn’t just about researchers digging into hypotheticals in sterile labs. Major corporations use this kind of artificial intelligence …

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Happy to take feature requests/feedback and answer questions - mail me sai@floydhub.com.<p>Setting up a Deep Learning Machine from Scratch (Software)<p>A …

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